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Information Technology Management
Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management

Prepare to lead, consult, or teach with an online PhD in Business Management, Information Technology Management from Capella. This program focuses on emerging trends, technological influences, and multidisciplinary research to advance the theory and practice of leading IT strategic planning and management in global and complex business environments. Build on your senior business management experience, and take the next step in your career.

Virtual Residencies

Network with faculty and peers, and gain access to valuable resources to use during your program and beyond, through three doctoral virtual residencies.

Research mentor

Maintain progress through your dissertation; we’ll pair you with an academic mentor who can help you keep your momentum.

Milestones

Stay on track with your academic goals and dissertation; we’ll help you organize your work into manageable segments.

Classes start January 9

Use the code AUTUMN to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • 11 Core courses
  • 12 max transfer credits
  • 4 Specialization courses
  • 1 Elective course
  • 3 Virtual Residencies
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Dissertation
  • ACBSP-accredited

Reduce your tuition by $20,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $20K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.

What can you do with a PhD in IT Management degree?

Your education can help you reach your goals, professionally and personally. Here are some of the jobs and employment settings to consider with a PhD in Business Management, Information Technology Management.

Related job titles to explore*

  • Business researcher
  • Chief information officer (CIO)
  • Chief technology officer (CTO)
  • Vice president of information technology
  • Technology program director
  • Adjunct or part-time information technology management faculty
  • Full-time information technology management faculty
  • Dean or associate dean of business program
  • IT strategy and management consultant
  • Director of information technology
  • Senior project manager, information technology
  • Senior information technology auditor

Employment settings to explore

  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Community college
  • Government—local, state, federal
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Corporation
  • Consulting firm

*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

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